|Performs highly responsible budget management analysis and supervisory work assisting the department/offices in the development, preparation, approval, implementation, control, and adjustment of budgets of City departments and agencies. Work
involves the review and analysis of economic, social, political, and legal forces that affect the demand for government services, and the availability of financial resources that limit the ability of government to satisfy public and legal demands for service. Duties include planning, assigning, and reviewing the work of Budget Analysts, and investigating and defining problems related to new programs. Work is performed within established polices, guidelines and procedures; however, assignments are performed with considerable independence, requiring the exercise of discretion, sound judgment, initiative and responsibility for supervision of departmental staff. Work is performed independently within established guidelines and will be reviewed by the Budget Division Manger and Chief Financial Officer through conferences, reports submitted and results obtained.
|Supervise development of the City's Operating and capital budgets and financial forecast;
Develop, recommend, and implement policies, methods, procedures, and process improvements for ensuring compliance with the City's approved budget.
Supervise Budget and Management Analysts and provide budget development guidance, determining data requirements, and formatting of reports.
Analyze factors that alter public demand services and factors that affect the organizational fiscal capacity of city government to provide appropriate services.
Prepare and review financial reports and statements of activity.
Supervise studies of departmental organizations, management, staffing utilization, and procedures, including the collection and analysis of performance data.
Analyze and interpret complex local, state and federal guidelines, rules and laws.
In the absence of the Budget Division Manger, exercises decision-making authority over budget related matters.
Perform other duties as assigned.
|Knowledge of budgetary practices, principles and procedures.
Knowledge of the principles of organization and management.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Knowledge of laws and regulations governing budgeting and financial operations.
Knowledge of the organization and operation of City departments.
Knowledge of laws, regulations, and practice governing the development of a municipal capital improvement plan.
Ability to supervise, lead, and motivate employees.
Ability to use a personal computer and proficiency with desktop and mainframe financial software packages.
Ability to organize and clearly present oral and written reports of findings and recommendations using financial and statistical analysis, management best practice, and organizational theory concepts.
Ability to lead, motivate and challenge employees.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with elected City Officials, executive management, other City employees, vendors, customers, other governmental agencies and the general public.
The ability to have high levels of energy and enthusiasm for accomplishing organizational goals with the ability to function collegially in a team environment.
|Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics or closely related field and four (4) years or more of progressively responsible experience in budget preparation, review, and analysis, management operations or administrative analysis, or related areas, preferably in a governmental environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
REVISED: 1/9/92 AL
10/1/93 (reports to title changed)
05/28/03 - MGR - Added preferred degree